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I've Given Up On You
Real Friends
I've Given Up On You

You’re the reason why I can’t listen to the same songs I used to
I write songs about you all the time
I bet I don’t run through your mind

I’ve given up on you,
But it still hurts to know you’re not alone
Don’t worry,
I’ll keep out of your life and stay awake at night

It’s 4a.m. and you’re keeping me from closing these sleepy eyes
Does the thought of me keep you up at night?
Like the light on the ceiling of your bedroom
Lately, my dog’s the only one around that listens to my problems

Our drummer Aaron has been in the hospital for two days and has surgery this morning. Everyone please wish him well and keep him in your thoughts. We’re going to be finishing off the tour without him. We’ve hit a lot of roadblocks this tour and had a lot of struggles but we need to keep going. Please come out to the rest of the shows on our tour with Major League, Seaway and Better Off. They’re going to rule.

DDN SPORTS Breaking News: Former Mets Pitcher Anthony Young DEAD At 51


Anthony Young, a part of the Mets’ colorful history of struggles, died Tuesday in Houston after a long illness, the team announced.

The pitcher who lost a major-league record 27 straight games was 51 years old.

“Anthony was a true gentleman,” said Turk Wendell, a former Mets pitcher, who participated in Mets fantasy camp with Young during the last several years. “At this year’s fantasy camp, he told us he had a brain tumor. That was Anthony. He never ran away from anything.”

Young made his major-league debut with the Mets in August 1991. Between May 1992 and July 1993, the righthander lost 27 consecutive decisions but managed to become a fan favorite during the streak because of his sense of humor.

The pitcher even appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in the middle of the drought, facing the host who had repeatedly made him the butt of his monologue jokes. Leno told Young: “You can make fun of my chin if you want to.”

“A.Y. took a lot of kidding about his losing records,” said Doug Flynn, a fellow Mets player and fantasy coach. “But he was the victim of some bad luck during the streak. He knew inside that he was a better pitcher than his numbers.”

The late Met went 0-14 as a starter and 0-13 as a reliever in this time, but he did pick up 15 saves in 1992.

“I got a bad rap on that,” Young told the Daily News in 2009. “I always said I didn’t feel like I was pitching badly. It just happened to happen to me. I don’t feel like I deserve it, but I’m known for it.”

Young also pitched with the Cubs from 1994-1995 and with the Astros in 1996. Over six seasons in the major leagues, he posted a 15-48 record and a career 3.89 ERA. He recorded 20 careers saves.